Examples of totter in a Sentence
The child tottered across the room.
He tottered away to bed.
Origin and Etymology of totter
Middle English toteren
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of totter
: an unsteady gait : wobble
Recent Examples of totter from the Web
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But my view of teeter-totters isn't the only thing my month at Xtreme Ninja Warrior altered forever.
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First Known Use of totter
TOTTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of totter for English Language Learners
: to move or walk in a slow and unsteady way
: to become weak and likely to fail or collapse
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